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Idioms about free

Origin of free

First recorded before 900; Middle English fre, Old English frēo; cognate with Gothic freis, Old High German frī (German frei ), Dutch vrij, Sanskrit priyá- “dear.” Cf. friend, Friday

synonym study for free

39. See release.

OTHER WORDS FROM free

Other definitions for free (2 of 2)

-free

a combining form with the general sense “free of or from something specified,” and typically meaning “not having, containing, subject to, or affected by something unwanted, burdensome, etc.”: error-free;gluten-free;tax-free;germfree.
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How to use free in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for free (1 of 2)

Derived forms of free

freer, nounfreely, adverbfreeness, noun

Word Origin for free

Old English frēo; related to Old Saxon, Old High German frī, Gothic freis free, Sanskrit priya dear

British Dictionary definitions for free (2 of 2)

-free

adj combining form
free fromtrouble-free; lead-free petrol
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